For more than two decades, Nas has been one of the most consistently successful hip-hop artists, and these five discs demonstrate why. Here are a pair of number one albums, It Was Written ... (Read More)
Otis Redding, vocals. James Young, guitar. Robert Pittman, saxophone. John Farris, trumpet. Elbert Woodson, drums, & others.
Label: Volt Records. Format: 6 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 888072396463. Daedalus Item Code: 69652
In 1966, Otis Redding played seven sets in three days at Los Angeles's Whisky a Go Go, finally achieving a measure of crossover success; only a fraction of these performances have ever been released, ... (Read More)
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Hailing from the Pointer Sisters' 1970s recordings on the Blue Thumb record label, these 14 selections showcase the remarkable talents and breadth of the ladies from Oakland. The sisters go ... (Read More)
The Goodies, the Jelly Beans, Bessie Banks, Evie Sands, the Butterflys, the Bouquets & others.
Label: Real Gone Music. Format: CD.
UPC: 848064004271. Daedalus Item Code: 69151
Founded in 1964 by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, the Red Bird label was to girl groups of the 1960s as Elektra was to folksingers. Highlights of the 20 tracks include the Dixie Cups' "No True Love," ... (Read More)
Formed in 1970 by two gospel-singing preachers (and brothers) from Dallas, the Relatives bridge the gap between traditional gospel, soul, and psychedelia with gritty, riveting songs that confront ... (Read More)
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Etta Jones, Little Richard, Big Joe Turner, Lee Dorsey, the O'Jays, Brook Benton, Johnny Griffith & others.
Label: BMG. Format: 3 CDs, boxed.
UPC: 755174861529. Daedalus Item Code: 67246
From the Delta sound of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup ("Rock Me Mamma") to the suave blues of T-Bone Walker ("Every Day I've Got the Blues"), and from Brook Benton's orchestral balladry ("Mother Nature, ... (Read More)
Sheryl Crow, vocals. Chris Bruce, guitar. Jeff Babko, organ. Tommy Sims, bass. Printz Board, trumpet, & others.
Label: A&M Records. Format: CD.
UPC: 602527433943. Daedalus Item Code: 79194
Venturing far afield from her country-rock milieu, Sheryl Crow shows her affinity for soul and R&B on this 2010 disc. The nine-time Grammy winner's ballads "Stop" and "Roses and Moonlight" ... (Read More)
Smokey Robinson, vocals. Marv Tarplin, guitar. Michael Jacobsen, cello. Russ Turner, keyboard, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 737463519724. Daedalus Item Code: 79212
On his third solo album, Smokey Robinson spreads his wings creatively, incorporating flute, cello, horns, and congas into his signature soul sound. This 1975 album is particularly distinguished by ... (Read More)
A polished band from the very beginning, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes are heard here on digitally remastered editions of their first three studio albums, I Don't Want to Go Home, ... (Read More)
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Stevie Wonder, piano & vocals. Michael Sembello, guitar. Reggie McBride, bass. Bobbye Hall, congas, & others.
Label: Motown. Format: CD.
UPC: 601215735628. Daedalus Item Code: 79238
(Grammy Winner for Album of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal, and R&B Vocal Performance) Personal yet political, this 1974 disc from the gifted artist's "classic period" is pure pleasure. Stevie ... (Read More)
(Grammy Nominee for Best R&B Song/"Signed, Sealed, Delivered") Just coming into his own, the 20-year-old Stevie Wonder shows what he can do on this energetic and uplifting 1970 disc. Here are ... (Read More)